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    Renewable and Alternative Energy

    CNN Founder Ted Turner and energy entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens spoke about energy policy. They talked about their renewable and alternative energy initiatives, including solar and…

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    Book Discussion on Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!

    In his novel Ralph Nader imagines placing seventeen billionaires in one room to solve the country’s problems, from the redevelopment of New Orleans to a reassessment of corporate…

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    Renewable Energy

    Ted Turner, T. Boone Pickens, James Cameron, and two renewable energy executives talked about their prescription for the growth of renewable energy. They emphasized the political and…

    873 views
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    March for Women's Lives

    Politicians, celebrities, and others spoke in support of women’s rights around the world, including family planning, education, and human rights. They also supported the…

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    Emperor Akihito State Dinner

    The President hosted a State Dinner in the White House Rose Garden for the Emperor and Empress of Japan. During a dinner toast, the President stated, “we Americans are honored by…

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    Book Discussion on Last Stand

    Todd Wilkinson talked about his book, Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save A Troubled Planet, in which he presents a biography of CNN founder Ted Turner and his political…

    301 views
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    Perestroika 20th Anniversary

    International dignitaries commemorated the 20th anniversary of “perestroika” in the USSR with a symposium and gala hosted by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The…

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    Cable Copyright

    The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on issues relating to retransmission of television signals by cable operators. The hearing followed a decision by the Copyright Tribunal…

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    Future of Journalism

    Ted Turner talked about the future of media and the telecommunications industry. He is a media entrepreneur and philanthropist who started CNN, Turner Broadcasting, and a many other…

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    Cable Television Reregulation

    The committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 12, the Cable Television Consumer Protection Act of 1991. The bill was designed to regulate the prices and quality of cable television services,…

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    Sunday Book & Author Breakfast

    John Hodgman talked about his book, his comedy routine, and the novel Dune by Frank Herbert. The panel talked about the media, specifically the 24-hour news cycle, book publishers, the…

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    Turner Broadcasting

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    Energy and Environmental Issues

    Former President Bill Clinton and Ted Turner engaged in a discussion of energy and environmental issues, moderated by former Sen. Timothy E. Wirth. After the discussion they…

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    Cable TV Programming Diversity

    The subcommittee held a hearing on viewer and consumer choices in cable television programming. Witnesses testified about the benefits and detriments of the Cable Communications Policy…

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    America Online and Time-Warner Merger

    Company officials announced a proposed merger between Time Warner and America Online. They said that the merger would offer limitless ways to develop new Internet content and…

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    Our Common Future

    Entrepreneur Ted Turner discussed his life experiences in cable television, as a professional sports team owner, and as a philanthropist, in an address titled “Our Common…

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    Media and the Environment

    During the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, better known as the Earth Summit, several representatives of international media outlets participated in a panel…

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    Publishing Representatives Interview Gorbachev

    General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev hosted a dinner at the Soviet Embassy with representatives of the publishing industry. General Secretary Gorbachev offered a statement on the…

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    The Future of Interactive Television

    In a forum during the Western Cable Show, panelists discussed the future and possibility of interactive television. In a demonstration of a new interactive network, Cablenet,…

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    International Press Freedom Awards

    The International Press Freedom Awards were awarded to journalists from around the world for their exceptional physical and moral courage in pursuit of the truth.

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